Tag: Latin America

CO2 Markets & Reforestation

The ‘dark earth’ revealing the Amazon’s secrets

Amid the discovery of a lost city in the Amazon rainforest, scientists are uncovering a different kind of relic underground – one that’s still being used today. Deep within the Amazon, Mark Robinson was up to his knees in buried treasure. Together with an international team of scientists, Robinson was on an expedition to a…
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Guyana Oil Exploration

Oil Exploration on the Rise in the Guyana-shield

eyesonsuriname Amsterdam, 1 Feb 2024– The global upstream industry is eyeing a rebound in high-impact oil and gas drilling in 2024, with Africa and Latin America poised to be the driving forces behind these activities. According to Rystad Energy, a total of 36 high-impact wells are identified for drilling this year, marking the highest annual…
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Brazil is finally assuming the presidency of the G20

Brazil is finally assuming the presidency of the G20

eyesonbrasil After a long period of waiting and hoping, Brazil is finally assuming the presidency of the G20. This historic milestone reflects the country’s growing role on the global stage and the opportunity to lead crucial discussions on economics, politics, and sustainable development. Understand how Brazil is positioning itself as a global leader. At www.eyesonbrasil.com we are…
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Why Suriname’s Carbon Finance Program Could Change The World

Ken Silverstein Mr. October is on deck. Marciano Dasai, Suriname’s minister of spatial planning and environment, spoke at Climate Week in New York and is pitching 4.8 million carbon offsets to the real heavy hitters — the rich nations responsible for most of the globe’s CO2 emissions. It’s the World Series of carbon finance — a potential…
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Environment at a Glance in Latin America and the Caribbean

Spotlight on Climate Change Environment at a Glance in Latin America and the Caribbean: Spotlight on climate change presents the progress made by countries in the region in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving air quality and protecting natural habitats. It describes the level of exposure to climate-related hazards and some of the main policy instruments…
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Amazon deal lacks concrete measures, say climate activists

Eyesonsuriname News Amsterdam, 14 sept 2023 —The eight countries that share the Amazon basin have fallen short of an agreed goal to end deforestation. Delegates from the countries are meeting in the Brazilian city of Belém for a two-day summit on the issue. A joint declaration on Tuesday created an alliance to combat deforestation, but…
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